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Re: Stable Kernel?



Second thoughts,  a list of the packages that I'll need to backport would
be nice, unless it's already elsewhere in the archives, in which case
I'll hunt them down.

Thus spake Ben Collins (bcollins@debian.org):

> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 02:46:43PM +1000, Craige McWhirter wrote:
> > Quick call for advice. I was wondering what people thought of the
> > stability / performance of the 2.4.x series on a production Potato
> > server?
> 
> What type of system? If it's a sparc32 (sun4m, sun4c, ...), then stick
> with 2.2.x, because 2.4.x just wont run well right now.
> 
> If you're talking about an UltraSPARC, I say go for the latest 2.4.x
> (2.4.7 right now), as it is much more stable, especially on high end
> systems. HOWEVER, you will need to upgrade some packages on potato to
> work with 2.4.x. One main thing is modutils (you can recompile the
> package if you want, and I can give you quick instructions for
> rebuilding the package on potato). There may be others.

-- 

Cheers,
      Craige.

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